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Windows 7: Issue with Wifi after Malware removal.

16 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 64 bit
 
 
Issue with Wifi after Malware removal.

Hello,



Now at first, I was hesitant on joining the site, because I was sure there'd be a valid solution, but there isn't. I seemed to have, pardon me, but 'screwed myself over.' I was following the advice of an earlier post dealing with this problem. Seeing as it worked fine up until I used Malwarebytes to remove conspicious software, I believe that malware had gotten into my network adapter, thus keeping me from using wireless internet connection after removal. I would connect, but the 'i' displaying that the connection was not going to allow me actual internet connection.

Following the advise of a post on this site, I uninstalled the network adapter in hope that it would reinstall. But after removing it (and promply restarting my computer), it did not reinstall on launch. I am very desperate for a proper solution at this point, because I absolutely do not wish to take my laptop to the shop and add another bill to my worries.

My computer is Windows7 Home Premium. It has an Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ 210GHz with 3.00 GB of Installed ram, and it's a 64-Bit operating system. It utilizes Intel My Wifi Technology, but I am unaware of anything beyond what I posted (seeing as I did not note the name of the adapter before removal.). Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

P.S: I have this page bookmarked, and will be checking by the hour, making me available at any time for questions that would aid the solving of this problem.

P.S.S: The link for the advice post is Limited Access - wifi problem - occured after malware removal

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16 Aug 2012   #2

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Does device manager show any missing drivers?
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16 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 64 bit
 
 

As far as Network adapters, It shows two Bluetooth devices, and a Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller. There's also an 'Other Devices' Area that shows "Network Controller" with the signature Windows Caution sign displaying an issue.
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16 Aug 2012   #4

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Right click the other device>select properties>click details tab>click the properties tab>select Hardware Ids>right click the top value select copy then paste it here. should look something like this: PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8168&SUBSYS_84321043&REV_06
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16 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 64 bit
 
 

Pci\ven_8086&dev_008a&subsys_53258086&rev_34
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16 Aug 2012   #6

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Was this it? Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 1030

If so you can download the 64bit drivers from here: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...?DwnldID=20123

Top One is driver only 8.5mb
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16 Aug 2012   #7

Windows 64 bit
 
 

I will try it and see how it works.

I will be back if it doesn't, for now I'll get to it.
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